A magnificent and fanciful stage front originally designed by Victorian toy theatre publisher W.G.Webb from the archive of Peter Baldwin.
This paper theatre to cut out and make, complete with boxes for your audience, orchestra pit and a curtain from Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop.
Beautifully presented in a printed envelope with name plate. The Fourpenny Theatre comes with scenes and characters from the original Pollock’s play The Corsican Brothers.
A booklet contains the script adapted by Charlotte Cory. A humorous retelling of the Victorian melodrama about fraternal love. Dedicated to the Baldwin Brothers, our toy theatre has been updated for contemporary audiences who relish the pastel confection aesthetic of the Victorian era.
The theatre will take 1.5 – 2 hours to complete. You will need scissors and/or a craft knife and glue. Full photographic instructions are included.
Dimensions when assembled: H: 30cm x W: 26.5cm D: 17cm
Designed and Printed in the UK
Age Recommendation: 14+